'Direct' is the first trend, inspired by the art movement, Abstract expressionism. The palette is bright and unexpected, combining sky blue with bold plum and vivid cobalt with mint green. Judy Smith, Crown's Colour Consultant, says: "The Direct palette gives a new perspective on how to look at, and use, tone and hue. Here are colours that are energetic, uplifting and heartfelt when combined together. It's all about expression and having fun!"
The second trend is 'Rethink' and is inspired by sustainability. Justyna Korczynska from the Crown Design Studio, says: "The trend's colour palette has its roots in composite materials made from recycled waste. It brings interesting colour combinations and has washed, recycled tones at its centre."
Our favourite paint from the trend was the lovely soft green 'Revival', and Justyna agrees. "Soft mint green is undeniably the hero colour here," she says.
The final trend in the collection is 'Connect', based on a green palette that draws on the therapeutic powers of nature. Jemma Saunders, a Crown Colour Specialist, says: "This collection focuses on simple pleasures, connecting to nature and disconnecting from technology. We think these colors are perfect to focus the mind and restore balance."BY AND